In The Kitchen With Julie

Join our food editor, Julie Van Rosendaal, as she navigates mealtimes and creates delicious dishes in her home kitchen in Calgary, Alberta, with her husband, 7 year old son, large dog, and extended circle of family and friends.

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  • Deep-Fried Easter Creme Eggs

    Deep-Fried Easter Creme Eggs

    Ever had a deep fried Mars bar? Deep fried Easter Creme Eggs are a fun indulgence — a tasty, gooey once-a-year treat! The batter is light and fluffy, perfect to counteract the sweetness of the treat inside. 


    By Julie Van Rosendaal
    Posted April 14, 2019

  • Blueberry Granola Bars

    Blueberry Granola Bars

    Blueberries are loaded with antioxidants and are believed to benefit your brain—a perfect ingredient for homemade granola bars for a quick breakfast on the go.

    By Julie Van Rosendaal
    Posted March 15, 2019

  • Lemon Meringue Pie

    Lemon Meringue Pie

    Lemon meringue pie is a classic. Tart, tangy filling, soft, fluffy meringue and sunshiny flavours. We vote that this pie should be made year-round. 

    By Julie Van Rosendaal
    Posted March 10, 2019

  • Homemade Ginger Pork Potstickers

    Homemade Ginger Pork Potstickers

    One of the great things about potstickers is their versatility—you can really make the filling out of anything. Kids have fun helping out—set out a bowl of filling, a dish of water and a pile of wonton wrappers, and they'll keep busy helping you get dinner on the table.

    By Julie Van Rosendaal
    Posted March 10, 2019

  • Red Velvet Cupcakes

    Red Velvet Cupcakes

    These mild chocolate, brilliant red cakes are a hit at parties no matter what the occasion, and they're easy to make at home. Most red velvet cupcakes are topped with a swirl of cream cheese frosting—if it's not your thing, try vanilla or chocolate buttercream.


    By Julie Van Rosendaal
    Posted February 04, 2019

  • Sloppy Joe Tortilla Bowls

    Sloppy Joe Tortilla Bowls

    Take your sloppy Joe out of the bun and into a soft tortilla bowl with this fun spin on the classic. Taco seasoning mix gives them a bit of a kick and there's plenty of melty cheese lurking underneath the beef. 

    By Julie Van Rosendaal
    Posted January 05, 2019

  • Maple-Bacon Spiced Nuts

    Maple-Bacon Spiced Nuts

    These spiced nuts are completely addictive with a sweet-salty crunch and just a bit of heat. 

    By Julie Van Rosendaal
    Posted December 14, 2018

  • Sourdough French Toast with Chantilly Cream and Berries

    Sourdough French Toast with Chantilly Cream and Berries

    Is French toast the perfect brunch item? All signs point to yes. Take it one step further with homemade whipped cream and a raspberry puree. 

    By Julie Van Rosendaal
    Posted November 16, 2018

  • The Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie

    The Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie

    The ultimate chocolate chip cookie is dense and chewy, not too cakey, with crisp edges and chocolate chunks throughout. The way it should be. 

    By Julie Van Rosendaal
    Posted October 23, 2018

  • Spooky Eyeball Doughnuts

    Spooky Eyeball Doughnuts

    Check out your new fave party trick. These spooky treats are made with store-bought doughnuts, making them such a simple but scary Halloween dessert!

    By Julie Van Rosendaal
    Posted October 15, 2018

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